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Storage Administrator

IBM

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Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Storage Administrator
SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. Our customers range from web startups to global enterprises.
We are seeking motivated Storage Administrators for our office in Dublin. This role will support the systems that provide a best-in-class hosting platform. Day-to-day tasks include deploying, monitoring and maintaining complex solutions to meet the requirements of the business and our customers. Come join our team!
Responsibilities

  • Provide daily administration and resolution of advanced maintenance and performance issues on NetApp Clustered Data OnTAP, NetApp SANtricity, OnCommand Insight;
  • Provide support on installs, upgrades, retrofits, etc.;
  • Provide advanced level guidance and technical expertise on storage configuration, best practices and troubleshooting of common block/file protocols, including iSCSl, NFS, ClFS;
  • Provide advanced performance and system diagnostics; analyze results to ensure optimal operations;
  • Maintain platform and procedural documentation;
  • Work with various stakeholders to plan architecture, upgrades and capacity planning;
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of data protection/disaster recovery environments as needed;
  • Provide on-call support as required.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Required Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years working as a NetApp Storage Administrator;
  • NetApp Cluster-Mode experience (ONTAP 9.x);
  • Possess a NCDA or NCIE certification;
  • Solid understanding and working experience with storage virtualization concepts;
  • Strong knowledge of Linux, Windows, Xen Server, VMware, etc.
  • Understanding of common operating system concepts and procedures for storage configuration and functionality to include software iSCSI initiator, MPIO, LVM, file system, etc.
  • Ability to provide on-call support as needed for issue resolutions, roll-outs, upgrades, etc.
  • Must be able to work in Ireland without sponsorship
  • English Speaker required

    • Additional languages a plus

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Preferred Skills

  • Prior working experience with cloud technology;
  • Hands-on experience with enterprise storage platforms

About Business UnitDigitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds – public, private, and hybrid – enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client’s data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

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